Nebraska Authors

Alan J. Bartels

Born 1970 NE (USA)

1989 Greeley, Nebraska High School graduate Alan Bartels served in the U.S. Army from 1989-1993, including service with the 2nd Armored Division during Desert Shield/Desert Storm in 1990 and 1991. From 1993-1997, he served with the U.S. Army Reserves. A Farwell, Nebraska resident since 1993, Bartels began freelance writing in 2004. His articles have been published in multiple newspapers and several national magazines. Currently he serves as the editor of Nebraska Life Magazine.

Places Lived

Farwell, NE

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Magazine Articles; Children's Books

Education

Graduated, 1989, Greeley High School, Greeley, NE

Occupation

Author
Editor

Places Worked

Nebraska Life Magazine

Honors

Magazine Writer of the Year Award of Merit, International Regional Magazine Association

Associations

Nebraska Writers Guild
Proceeds from children's book What's Going Down in Prairie Dog Town? go to Jane Goodall's Roots and Shoots youth service program.
Volunteer at Audubon's Rowe Sanctuary since 2002.
Dennis Vossberg
Michael Forsberg
Barbara Salvatore
Dwaine Spieker

Bibliography

What's Going Down in Prairie Dog Town? 2017. (Foreword by Jane Goodall)

Numerous magazine newspaper articles, including Nebraska Life Magazine, Colorado Life Magazine, Utah Life Magazine, Rural Electric Nebraskan, Reptiles Magazine, Working Ranch Magazine, Living Here Magazine.

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